Bruton: Public sector ‘pay recovery’ depends on spending constraints

Posted in Governance and administration on March 23rd, 2015 by steve

Ireland“The Jobs Minister Richard Bruton says there will be a ‘pay recovery’ in the public sector, but it will depend on how much money is available to the Government. It comes after Siptu President Jack O’Connor said over the weekend that he expects pay rises in the public sector as unions prepare to sit down with the Government in May …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 23 March]

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Union chief wants new public-sector pay talks

Posted in Governance and administration on January 4th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“The leader of the country’s largest union is calling for fresh talks regarding public-sector pay before the Haddington Road Agreement expires next year …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 4 January]

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Public sector workers shouldn’t expect a pay rise this year

Posted in Governance and administration on January 4th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“Taoiseach Enda Kenny has indicated it is unlikely this year that there will be a reversal of the cuts to public sector pay. Speaking to political correspondents in a pre-Christmas briefing, Kenny said economic recovery is the government’s priority …” (more)

[TheJournal.ie, 4 January]

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Croke Park ‘not perfect but fair’ – SIPTU chief

Posted in Governance and administration on March 14th, 2013 by steve

“The leader of the country’s largest union has admitted the Croke Park II deal is ‘not perfect’ but ‘probably as fair as could be made’ …” (more)

[Anne-Marie, Independent, 14 March]

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